Women’s Heart Program

We established the Women’s Heart Program at UPMC to help slow the escalation of heart disease in women — the number-one killer of women in America.

The program offers innovative diagnostics, evaluation, and treatment specifically tailored to a woman’s unique cardiac needs.

Heart disease in women historically has been under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed.

Women often experience different and less obvious symptoms than men, including abdominal discomfort and breathing changes. As caregivers, they often ignore their own symptoms and problems.

Specialized Cardiac Care for Women

Our program provides women the highly specialized heart care they need, including:

  • Risk assessment
  • Comprehensive cardiac diagnostic evaluation
  • Risk management
  • Cutting-edge nonsurgical and surgical treatment options

Education and Research

Recognizing the value of educating more women about heart health and heart disease risk factors, UPMC is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association and important initiatives like Go Red for Women.

And, we make a special effort to provide education to health care professionals and the general public, aimed at promoting early detection and prevention.

Women’s Heart Program experts also conduct research aimed at more effectively diagnosing and treating women, as well as understanding how heart disease differs in men and women.

Women’s Heart Program Locations

LHAS Women’s Heart Center
University Center
120 Lytton Ave., Suite 100B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-802-3000    

Magee Women's Heart Program
Part of UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC  
300 Halket St., Suite 5012
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-802-3000

Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

724-347-7700

 

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